Twilight at Taronga 2015: Line-Up Announcement

From the world-class vantage point of its harbour-side amphitheatre, Twilight at Taronga returns this summer for the 20th anniversary series, with 17 brilliant concerts across each Friday and Saturday night from Friday 30th January to Saturday 21st March, 2015.

Celebrating Sydney’s summer in style, with breathtaking 180-degree harbour and city views, Taronga Zoo is proud to present performances from iconic Australian artists including Bernard Fanning, Paul Kelly presents Merri Soul Sessions, You Am I, Sarah Blasko, Dan Sultan, Something for Kate, international guests Belle and Sebastian, Conor Oberst, Rufus Wainwright and many more.

Fan favourites Bjorn Again and the James Morrison Big Band are welcomed back to the Twilight stage and ARIA Award winner Anthony Callea will celebrate the songs of George Michael with his full band on Valentine’s Day.

While the 2015 series sees Twilight at Taronga introduce its most modern and eclectic program in its 20-year history, the event remains an all ages affair, where concertgoers are invited to pull up a picnic or enjoy a delicious hamper from Taronga Piazza inspired by Giovanni Pilu, which are available to pre-purchase online –

Taronga Zoo is a licensed venue and a strict no BYO alcohol policy is in place. So leave the esky at home and enjoy a chilled champagne, wine, beer or cider from the full service bar.

Getting to Twilight at Taronga has never been easier with return public transport included in the price of every ticket and Taronga Zoo a stunning 15-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay. For more details on how to get to Twilight at Taronga – visit

Symbolising the series, Taronga Zoo commissioned iconic Australian artist and Twilight regular Ken Done to design the 20th Anniversary artwork. Optimistic, colourful and bold, Ken Done has perfectly captured the spirit of Twilight at Taronga.

By helping Taronga Zoo celebrate the 20th anniversary of Twilight at Taronga, concert goers are also making a valuable contribution to conservation, with all profits from the series going to support the work of the Taronga Conservation Society Australia. Visit for more information about Taronga’s conservation role and find out how you can play a role in the fight against illegal wildlife trade.

Already a key date in many Sydney residents’ diaries, Twilight at Taronga is set to become an even bigger part of Sydney’s event calendar in 2015.

Get ready to go wild under the stars at Taronga Zoo!

QT Sydney will be offering all inclusive Twilight at Taronga accommodation packages for select events that include tickets, overnight accommodation and breakfast daily for two in Gowings Bar & Grill with prices starting from $568 per couple. details at

Accommodation packages at the QT are available for the following shows:

27/02/15 – Boys in the Band
06/03/15 – Conor Oberst
13/03/15 – Dan Sultan
20/03/15 – Something for Kate

Get social:

Friday 30 January – BERNARD FANNING, supported by Little May [SOLD OUT]
Saturday 31 January – BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, supported by Special Guests [SOLD OUT]
featuring Clairy Browne, Kira Puru, & Vika and Linda Bull, supported by Hiatus Kaiyote [SOLD OUT]
featuring Clairy Browne, Kira Puru, & Vika and Linda Bull, supported by Hiatus Kaiyote [SOLD OUT]

Saturday 7 February – YOU AM I, supported by Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders
Friday 13 February – SARAH BLASKO, supported by Luluc
Saturday 14 February – ANTHONY CALLEA presents Ladies & Gentlemen, The Songs of George Michael, supported by Caterina Torres

Friday 20 February – THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, supported by Caravãna Sun
Saturday 21 February – THE BAMBOOS, supported by Katalyst with special guests (Original beats set)

Friday 27 February – BOYS IN THE BAND – 50 years of hits!
Saturday 28 February – BJÖRN AGAIN [SOLD OUT]
Friday 6 March – CONOR OBERST, supported by The Felice Brothers
Saturday 7 March – RUFUS WAINWRIGHT performing The Best of Rufus Wainwright, supported by Lucy Wainwright Roche

Friday 13 March – DAN SULTAN, supported by Benny Walker and Pierce Brothers
Friday 20 March – SOMETHING FOR KATE, supported by Jen Cloher
Saturday 21 March – ROSS WILSON and Mental As Anything